Menlo Worldwide Logistics China Recognized for Innovation; Lean Methodology

Innovative solutions by Menlo Worldwide Logistics China and its Lean methodology have impressed award juries and earned the company an internal certification for its work in 2012. Menlo China has received the China Logistics Innovation Award, the China Business Award for Logistics Services and has been awarded Lean Bronze Certification, an internal award.

Con-way Freight Promotes Brian McGowan to Vice President of Lean

McGowan to head company-wide rollout of Lean methodologies to improve efficiency and safety ANN ARBOR, Mich. – March 13, 2013 – Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW), today announced that Brian McGowan was promoted to vice president of Lean. In his new role, McGowan will oversee the rollout of Lean practices throughout the company’s service […]

Lean Executives to Share Expertise at CSCMP’s Southern California Roundtable’s 2013 Leadership Summit

Lombard, Illinois USA (March 11, 2013) –The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’  (CSCMP) Southern California Roundtable, in conjunction with the USC Marshall Center for Global Logistics and Supply Chain, will host its sixth annual Lean Leadership Summit, April 24-25, 2013, at the Kellogg West Conference Center at Cal Poly Pomona, California. John Shook, chairman and chief executive officer of the […]

Menlo Worldwide Logistics Signs Multi-year Contract with Klone Lab for North American Warehousing and Distribution Services

Licensing and Design House for the Sports Performance and Lifestyle Industry Moves to 3PL’s New Multi-client Facility in Southern California SAN FRANSISCO – January 29, 2013 – Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW), today announced it has been engaged by Klone Lab to provide warehousing and distribution services in North America. A premium licensing and design […]

Con-way Inc. Reports 2012 Third Quarter Results

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – October 31, 2012 – Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW) today reported 2012 third-quarter net income of $25.3 million, or 45 cents per diluted share. The results compare to third-quarter 2011 net income of $29.1 million, or 52 cents per diluted share. Operating income in the 2012 third quarter was $55.2 million, a 9.7 percent decrease from the $61.1 million […]

3PL Summit Day Three – The Morning

Time flies when you are having fun, even if you’re at the EyeforTransport European 3PL Summit, so before you know it you are at the start of Day Three. Well, Main Conference Day Two, but I covered that yesterday already, so Three it is. Traffic was much lighter coming in to Antwerp and the weather was still great, so everything […]

Menlo’s Carl R. Fowler Appointed by U.S. Secretary of Commerce to Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness

Committee Will Advise the Secretary on Supply Chain Issues Crucial to Increasing U.S. Exports SAN MATEO, Calif. – October 15, 2012 – Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW), today announced that Carl R. Fowler, senior director of sales and solutions for Menlo, has been named to the newly formed U.S. Advisory Committee on Supply Chain […]

Menlo Worldwide Logistics Introduces CarbonNet™

New carbon management program combines custom-built software to capture, calculate and manage greenhouse gas emissions, with Lean processes and tools to uncover waste, design and implement reduction solutions SAN MATEO, Calif. – October 01, 2012 – Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW), today announced the introduction of CarbonNet™. Combining newly developed software with expertise in […]

Operational Excellence is at the Top of the 2012 Supply Chain Agenda

What is the number one business driver for 2012 according to 350 Supply Chain professionals? Market volatility. 52% of the respondents in the annual international Capgemini Consulting supply chain study 2012 Global Supply Chain Agenda said so. According to the report it is increased commodity and raw material prices that will put enormous pressure on procurement spend and overall profitability. […]

Ryder Executive Named One of 2012 ‘Pros to Know’ by Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine

Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in supply chain, warehousing and transportation management solutions, today announced Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine has named Ryder’s Vice President of Lean Supply Chain Solutions Robert (Bob) Arndt to the 2012 list of “Provider Pros to Know.” The Pros to Know Awards recognize supply chain executives who are leading initiatives to help […]